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Dickens, Bernard M. 1937-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 182 publications in 4 languages and 1,939 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Trials, litigation, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: RG133, 176
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Most widely held works by Bernard M Dickens
Reproductive health and human rights : integrating medicine, ethics, and law by Rebecca J Cook ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concept of reproductive health promises to play a crucial role in improving health care provision and legal protection for women around the world. This is an introduction to and defence of the concept, which, although internationally endorsed, is still contested by conservative agencies
Medicine and the law ( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abortion and the law by Bernard M Dickens ( Book )
8 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medico-legal aspects of family law by Bernard M Dickens ( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abortion laws in Commonwealth countries by Rebecca J Cook ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legal issues in child abuse by Bernard M Dickens ( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Constructing dangerousness : scientific, legal, and policy implications by Christopher D Webster ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bioethics in Canada by David J Roy ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emerging issues in Commonwealth abortion laws, 1982 by Rebecca J Cook ( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The following medico-legal recommendations of the 6th Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting in November 1980 are discussed: 1) countries should provide for a jurisdiction to have at least a "developed" law, either by legislation or through an executive statement, 2) laws relating to approved contraceptive measures should be clearly exempted from the scope of laws relating to abortion, 3) lawful abortion should include at the minimum preservation of life and physical and mental health, 4) abortion services should be rendered by adequately qualified personnel, 5) consideration should be given to accomodating abortion primarily in laws focusing not upon crime and punishment but upon health and welfare, 6) maintain a dialogue between doctors and lawyers on legislation and medical practice, 7) regional groups and their secretariats should support the above activities, 8) the Secretariat should encourage discussion of issues relating to the medical termination of pregnancy at meetings of Health and Law Ministers, and 9) the Secretariat should continue to disseminate information on the legal and medical aspects of abortion, provide technical assistance to governments requesting help, and provide support in this area. Countries which have at least developed their laws are Belize, Seychelles, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Zimbabwe, Vanuatu (formerly New Hebrides), and those which have proposed amendments in the abortion law are Barbados, England, Nigeria, and Australia. The authors also discuss the extent to which Commonwealth governments have exempted contraceptives from the scope of laws relating to abortion, how Commonwealth governments have incorporated newer technologies, what these governments have done to enable the delivery of abortion services by qualified personnel, and to which governments have accomodated abortion in laws focusing upon health and welfare. Many member countries recognize that women and men have a right to health care treatment outside the context of crime and punishment
Santé de la reproduction et droits humains : intégrer la médecine, l'éthique et le droit by Rebecca J Cook ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Issues in reproductive health law in the commonwealth by Rebecca J Cook ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The present report, designed for the 1986 Meetings of Commonwealth Ministers of Law and Health, addresses general issues in Commonwealth reproductive health law. An initial overview of reproductive health services includes consideration of maternal and child mortality and their impact on family life. Succeeding chapters address a variety of legal aspects of contraception, sterilization and abortion. Also addressed are legal aspects of responses to infertility. Prominent issues in contraception include the House of Lords' decision on adolescent access to contraceptive services in the widely discussed English Gillick case, and legal aspects of newer forms of contraception. Sterilization issues include discussion of the growing Commonwealth case law on legal consequences of sterilization failure. Abortion issues include new legislation in Barbados, Bermuda, Ghana and Montserrat and litigation in, for instance, Canada and Australia. Infertility is a growing problem in all parts of the Commonwealth. Causes of infertility are discussed, followed by consideration of legislation and proposals for legislation on human artificial reproduction. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is considered to warrant special attention by the audiences addressed in this report. Discussion draws attention to the Commonwealth Secretariat's accession kit developed to facilitate membership in this Convention by Commonwealth countries which have yet to make a legal commitment to its principles and reporting mechanisms. The call for equal access to health including family planning services must be heard by Law Ministers and Health Ministers alike
Legal issues in embryo and fetal tissue research and therapy by Bernard M Dickens ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La bioéthique : ses fondements et ses controverses by David J Roy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un ouvrage d'abord destiné aux étudiantes et étudiants inscrits aux cours de bioéthique dans le cadre des programmes d'études en médecine, sciences infirmières, médecine dentaire et gestion des services de santé. Ses 19 chapitres sont regroupés en six parties: Le cadre d'étude de la bioéthique - Au début de la vie - Les menaces à la vie et à la santé - La fin de la vie - La bioéthique à la frontière des nouveaux développements - L'avenir de la bioéthique. La démarche est à la fois descriptive et analytique, pluraliste, historique et canadienne. La version française fait ressortir l'apport du système juridique québécois et des auteurs du Québec à l'interprétation des problèmes en bioéthique
Health care, ethics and law ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Législation de l'avortement dans les pays du Commonwealth by Rebecca J Cook ( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sourcebook on medical jurisprudence by Bernard M Dickens ( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sheng zhi jian kang : an li yan jiu yu lun li ping xi by Ken-si Di ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deciding dangerousness : policy alternatives for dangerous offenders by Christopher D Webster ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Materials in medical jurisprudence by Bernard M Dickens ( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guidelines on the use of human subjects by University of Toronto ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Dickens, B.
Dickens, Bernard M.
Dickens, Bernard M. 1937-
Dickens, Bernard M. (Bernard Morris), 1937-
Dickens, Bernard Morris.
Dickens, Bernard Morris 1937-
Languages
English (75)
French (10)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)
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